› Keynote speaker Pete Earley, author of CRAZY
› Panel discussion* about:
*mental health care in the justice system
*the present & future of research in bipolar disorder
› Reception -- Book signing during the reception with books available for purchase.
› Offering a live webcast: Click here on October 15 at 6pm EST to watch the event live.
“Parents of the mentally ill should find solace and food for thought in [this book’s] pages.”
- Publishers Weekly
“Explores the mind-boggling mess that America’s mental health system has become and champions the case for reform.”
- Rocky Mountain News
*The panel discussion will be moderated by Melvin McInnis, M.D., research director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program
Panelists will be:
-Author Pete Earley
-Debra Pinals, M.D., medical director of behavioral health and forensic programs for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Program in Psychiatry, Law and Ethics, University of Michigan Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of Michigan Law School
-Maria Bastida, MS, APRN, Nurse Practitioner
-Charles Graham Jr., PhD, LMSW, MA, Therapist and Psychologist
-A Prechter Program research participant who lives with bipolar disorder
The University of Michigan Depression Center is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0063. This program is approved for 2.0 Clock Hours.
• A gift in memory of James Munro Leaf
• Frederick S. Upton Foundation